Recent Announcements from the Erie Zoo

 

 

Erie Zoo Welcomes New Animals

Posted on November 21st, 2022 at 11:45 AM

[ERIE, Pennsylvania] – This fall the Erie Zoo welcomes new animals to their collection.

Construction on Grounds

Posted on November 7th, 2022 at 4:11 PM

The Erie Zoo will not be charging admission on November 8th and November 9th as part of the zoo will be closed for preparation for the upcoming North American River Otter Exhibit renovation. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope you enjoy your visit! 

Merski to present $250,000 check to Erie Zoo Nov. 1

Posted on November 1st, 2022 at 2:00 PM

Merski to present $250,000 check to Erie Zoo Nov. 1: Grant will fund work needed to regain accreditation

Lions, Tigers & Beers Sold Out

Posted on October 1st, 2022 at 3:53 PM

Reminder! Lions, Tigers, and Beers tickets are sold out for tonight’s event. Please be note we can only guarantee authenticity and entry with tickets bought directly from the Erie Zoo. It is highly discouraged to purchase tickets from solicitors as we cannot guarantee they are valid.

Erie Zoo mourns the passing of Amur tiger, Viktor

Erie Zoo mourns the passing of Amur tiger, Viktor

Posted on September 17th, 2022 at 10:29 AM

Erie, PA – This Saturday, September 17th, the Erie Zoo is mourning the loss of senior Amur tiger, Viktor, who passed away Saturday morning.

Erie Zoo remembers Queen of the Zoo

Erie Zoo remembers Queen of the Zoo

Posted on September 12th, 2022 at 12:44 PM

Erie, PA – The Erie Zoo is honoring the memory of senior resident African lion Nala, who was humanly euthanized today, September 12th, 2022, surrounded by many of her loving caregivers.

Zoo Closing Early

Posted on September 5th, 2022 at 3:48 PM

Your Erie Zoo will be closing early on October 1st at 3pm to prepare for our Lions, Tigers & Beers Fundraiser. Thank you for your understanding!

Tickets for Lions, Tigers & Beers go on sale Friday, September 2nd at 8am. Purchase yours here

Website Issues

Posted on September 2nd, 2022 at 8:43 AM

Our website is currently down. We are working with IT to get it fixed as soon as possible. If you need immediate assistance, please call the Erie Zoo Office at (814) 864-4091. We ask for your patience as we have limited registers & staff, but we are working hard to assist everyone.

We appreciate your understanding & apologize for the inconvenience. We will post when the website is up & running. Thank you for your patience! 

Zoo Closing Early

Posted on August 8th, 2022 at 2:00 PM

Your Erie Zoo will be closing early on Friday, August 12th at 4pm to prepare for the Felines & Wines Fundraiser. 
To get more details or purchase tickets visit the Event Page

The Erie Zoo Opens New Habitat and Welcomes New Species

The Erie Zoo Opens New Habitat and Welcomes New Species

Posted on July 20th, 2022 at 8:35 AM

Erie, PA – On Wednesday, July 20th the Erie Zoo announced the grand opening of the Hilbert Family Primate Habitat. The new space in the heart of the zoo currently features two Eastern black and white colobus monkeys with zoo officials planning to feature additional species in the near future. Read Full Press Release Below